Horizons Church
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

About Rich


Rich Pennington is the founding pastor of Horizons Church and has served in ministry since the age of 16 in various capacities.  He was a Children's Pastor, Youth Pastor, and Associate Pastor before founding Horizons in February, 1995.  Rich is also an entrepreneur and derives some of his income from his other business efforts.  Rich has a background in business in for profit and non-profit sectors as well as an extensive background in church and para-church organizations.

Rich graduated with a B.S. in Management from George Mason University in 1987.  He then attended Regent University and completed his Advanced Certificate in Practical Theology in 1995.

Rich met his wife Paula as a freshman at George Mason (she was a better student - ask him sometime), their first date was October 26, 1984 and they wed on April 23, 1988.  They have four amazing children (his words) Lauren, Brooke, Morgan, and Grant.  They and their pet dogs, China & Dakota (labs) and Sadie (foo-foo dog-yorkie terrier) live here in Stafford.  Rich is an avid reader who enjoys cooking, the outdoors, golfing and running.  His passion is to help people discover who they are in Christ.